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Why You Should Never Feed Bread to a Duck

For many of us, this comes as a shocking revelation. Ducks and bread? Name a more iconic duo. But you really, really shouldn’t feed ducks bread. But bread is delicious! and ducks don’t disagree. But just like humans, waterfowl are

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Cat Finds New Home After Walking 12 Miles Back To Owners Who Rejected Him

Things are looking up for a North Carolina cat who walked 12 miles to get back to his former home, only to have his owners surrender him to an animal shelter and ask that he be euthanized. Luckily, for the

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Artist After 6: Carly Simon

Artist After 6: Carly Simon. She’s in the Lounge at 7 and you can see her video for “Coming Around Again” by clicking this link. video:CarlySimonVEVO

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8 Wedding Traditions Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Must Follow

They’ve been known to break tradition before—will they keep these? Carrying a sprig of myrtle Before Queen Victoria wed Prince Albert in 1840, her grandmother-in-law gave her a bouquet. The queen later plucked a sprig of myrtle from the bunch

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Why Do Bridesmaids Traditionally Wear the Same Dress?

The modern American wedding has its fair share of silly customs. White gowns for brides, diamond engagement rings, wedding registries, extravagant receptions—the list goes on. However, many of these so-called traditions are in fact relatively recent inventions, created or perpetuated

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Lunchtime Trivia Monday, April 23

Q:  One quarter of the global workforce has this in common. What is it? A: They are depressed.   I often hear people tell me that they feel their work is getting in the way of their life. And they’re

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From Shelter to Castle: The ‘fairy tale’ of Meghan Markle’s Ontario-adopted Pup

A dog adopted from an Ontario rescue home has proved to be of royal pedigree after having been whisked off to the United Kingdom to live with owner Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. When Guy the beagle came to A

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

He May be Last Canadian WWII Veteran to Earn France’s Highest Honour

A Winnipeg Second World War veteran may be the last Canadian soldier to earn France’s highest national order. During the Second World War, James Magill left his job at CP Rail to join the Royal Canadian Air Force bomber command

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Bob’s Top 5 (Updated for Earth Day)

1) Earth Day Events! a) Brantford: Community Tree Plant – Brant Park 119 Jennings Rd 10-2PM b) Brantford: Post Flood Clean up – Meet at The Healthy Rabbit at 3PM c) Hamilton: Beach Day Event. The Lakeview Building on Beach

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Bob Murray, News & Sports, Whats Happening

Is That You Spring? Welcome Back……..

For ideas on what to do this weekend in the Jewel Listening Area…… Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1) Hamilton: Million Dollar Quartet.  The hit Rock n’ Roll Musical inspired by the electrifying true story! On December 4, 1956, Elvis

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Artist After 6: Randy Newman

Artist After 6: Randy Newman. He’s in the Lounge at 7. Click the link to see Randy Newman’s video for “I Love L.A.” pic:songkick.com and YouTube.

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Vegan Restaurants Popularity Grows

Foodies say Canada is in the midst of a renaissance in plant-based dining. Vegan restaurants have been sprouting up across the country and traditional establishments have been updating their menus to make them more animal-friendly. However, restaurateurs say the proliferation

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Foodie Friday: BLT Fried Egg-and-Cheese Sandwich

Active Time N/A Total Time 20 MIN Yield Serves : makes 1 sandwich Thomas Keller’s scrumptious recipe combines three of the world’s most popular sandwiches—bacon, lettuce and tomato; fried egg; and grilled cheese.    Ingredients •4 thick slices of bacon 

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Lunchtime Trivia Friday, April 20

Q:   Research has show that women tend to use this more efficiently than men.  What is it? A: Their brain   Source article Image via Flickr

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Sorry, But Artificial Sweeteners Won’t Help You Lose Weight

If you’re gonna call something “diet,” it should have to actually help you lose weight. But like dieting itself, diet foods don’t work as well in practice as they do in theory. This is not news to the medical community.

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

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